Complete the steps in this guide to install the Serverless Framework open-source CLI and deploy, invoke and remove a sample service on your Knative installation.
There are a few prerequisites you need to install and configure:
- Install Node.js 8.x or later on your local machine
- Install the Serverless Framework open-source CLI version 1.50.0 or later
If you already have these prerequisites setup you can skip ahead to deploy an example Service.
Install Node.js and NPM
- Follow these installation instructions.
- At the end, you should be able to run
node -vfrom your command line and get a result like this...
$ node -v vx.x.x
- You should also be able to run
npm -vfrom your command line and should see...
$ npm -v x.x.x
Install the Serverless Framework open-source CLI
- Run this command in your terminal
npm install -g serverless
- After install is complete, you should be able to run
serverless -vfrom your command line and get a result like this...
$ serverless -v x.x.x
Create and deploy a serverless Service
Now that you’ve completed your setup, let’s create and deploy a serverless Service.
Create a new Service from a Template
- Use the Serverless Framework open-source CLI to create a new Service with
# Create a new Serverless service/project $ serverless create --template knative-docker --path my-service
- Install the dependencies
# Change into the newly created directory $ cd my-service $ npm install
Set up Knative
Install Knative on your Kubernetes cluster.
Set up the credentials
Configure your Knative access to work with the Serverless Framework.
Deploy the Service
Use this command to deploy your service for the first time and after you make changes to your functions or events in
serverless.yml and want to deploy all changes within your service at the same time.
More information in deploy command
Invoke your service's function
Invokes a Function and returns logs.
serverless invoke -f hello
More information in invoke command
Remove your Service
If at any point you no longer need your service, you can run the following command to remove the functions and events that were created. This will delete the resources you created.